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What was the qibla before migration?

There are different views on what the qiblah was before the migration to Medinah, the following claims exist: It was Bayt al-Maqdis in Jerusalem. It was Ka’bah in Mecca. This was changed to Bayt al-...
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Why didn't the Prophet fight his enemies during the early years of Islam?

I am not really sure what you mean by 3 years. The Prophet ﷺ stayed in Makkah for around 13 years. Then he migrated to Medinah and military activities started soon after migration, the expedition of ...
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Who called Mohammad a "prophet", when?

In Arabic, Muhammad is referred to as a نبي (nabi), which is normally translated as "prophet". The term in Arabic is derived from the root (ن ب أ), from which are also derived the verbs نبّأ ...
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Why didn't Allah have the Prophet Isa establish the religion of Islam while He was living on the Earth?

We do not know why. This is a secret of God. Allah has answered this question in the Quran: اللَّهُ أَعْلَمُ حَيْثُ يَجْعَلُ رِسَالَتَهُ God (is) more knowing where/when He puts His message 6:124
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Is it true that the pagans used to walk around the Kaaba as well?

Alhamdulillah, Yes, it is true that the pagan Arabs used to perform tawaf (circumambulation) around the Ka'bah before the advent of Islam. However, this does not mean that Muslims are copying the ...
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God's name: אֱלֹהֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל

Quran generally speaks Allah as lord of all worlds, all people etc. because it is revealed to all people irrespective of their race, region. Torah being revealed to children of Israel, that may be ...
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Why do we say that the Mushaf of ibn Mas'ud is LOST? while we have some (?) variant

The Mushafs of the sahabah From your question, one can see some misunderstandings and misinformation. Allow me to briefly correct a few things: A Mushaf is the book that one holds in hand that ...
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Why wasn't ʿUbaydallāh bin Jaḥsh killed for apostasy?

The legal penalty for apostasy is proven through mutawatir ahadith and ijma'. من بدل دينه فاقتلوه Whoever changes his religion, kill him — Saheeh Bukhari قال كان يهوديا فأسلم ثم تهود ... قال لا أجلس ...
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Do Arabs really speak with lengthened sounds?

Reciting the Quran is not an everyday conversation it is a ceremonial recital. Arabs might not elongate sounds that much in conversations but they do embellish words when reciting. In English ...
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Do Arabs really speak with lengthened sounds?

I think it's because the madd is actually based on how the prophet would recite the Quran in his tilawah.
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Is there a figure in Islam that is comparable to the Biblical Paul in that they once persecuted Muslims, but then became a Muslim?

Yes there are several such examples. If you are familiar with the history of Islam you would know that when Muhammad ﷺ started preaching Islam, his people - the tribe of Quraysh - became his enemies. ...
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